CASA in Action Elated as First Black Woman on Major Ticket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

CONTACT: Diana Castaneda, [email protected], (240) 515-5561

August 11, 2020, Hyattsville, MD – CASA in Action President Gustavo Torres issued the following statement after presidential candidate Joe Biden picked California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate in advance of the November 3rd election.

“We are pleased to hear that Senator Kamala Harris was picked as our champion’s vice presidential nominee. It’s a great day to celebrate the first Black vice-presidential candidate on a major party ticket. November’s election is critical for our Latino, Black and immigrant communities and we are sure that Harris, daughter of immigrants with extensive experience in public service, is the right leader who will fight for social and economic justice for all working families, regardless of their country of origin, the color of their skin, or their immigration status.

“Latinos and Black people have the power to shape the future of this nation, and CASA in Action is doing everything to ensure Biden and Harris get elected. CASA in Action has already begun engaging voters and registering hundreds of thousands of Latino, Black, and other voters of color through targeted data-driven electoral programs in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.”


With more than 100,000+ lifetime members, CASA in Action is the largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, please visit Follow us @CASAinAction